Lincoln University Cooperative Research
107 Foster Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: (573) 681-5967
Fax: (573) 681-5955
E-mail: Dr. John Yang
In response to highlighted social concerns of increased environmental problems and the growing environmental job market, Lincoln University, with the support of the US Department of Army— Research Office, reinforces the institutional mission to strengthen environmental science education and research through its establishment of the Center of Excellence for Environmental Science in efforts to better serve Missouri and the nation. The center aims to:
(1) Train students for practical skills in the environmental field through innovative teaching and experiential learning; (2) Enhance institutional capacity to address current environmental problems facing Missouri residents and nation through cutting-edge research and arts-of-science technologies that lead to sustainable solutions to the problems; and (3) Promote partnership and collaboration in environmental fields with government agencies, academia, army groups, industries, and local communities.
The center integrates education, research, service, multi-disciplinary expertise, and resources within the university to address social needs on current environmental issues, while providing excellent education and high-quality research. It also offers a Bachelor of Environmental Science and conducts basic and applied research in the areas of environmental chemistry, water quality, environmental monitoring & assessment, risk management, sensing technology, greenhouse gas sequestration, and remedial technologies, with funding supports from federal and state agencies.
The Center of Excellence for Environmental Science is a true platform for collaborative education and research in environmental study in Missouri, respectfully recognized at national and international levels.